Alive And Victorious (GaaMatsu fanfic, chapter 20)Alive And Victorious (GaaMatsu fanfic, chapter 20) by Kitsune1978
Alive And Victorious
Chapter 20. Alive and victorious
Matsuri opened her eyes. She blinked a few times, rubbing against her forehead with the back of her palm, before she slowly rolled on her side and scanned the room carefully. Not that she expected to find anything there, but she had to see with her own eyes there wasn't even one grain of sand left.
Naturally, the room was empty. As if nothing happened there.
The girl sat up and stroked the bedsheet absent-mindedly, when the bittersweet memories of the last night returned. The fabric was smooth under her fingertips but it seemed to be cold. So cold in comparison to Gaara's warm skin.
She grabbed the fistfuls of the bedsheet and leant forward, pressing her face against it. The linen still held his scent, even if only a little. Matsuri inhaled deeply but the scent seemed to fade away. Desperately, she tried to catch it, until her rapid breathing turned into sobs and the hot tears soaked in the fabric. She knew that the hour was